SEC Finally Coming for ICOs? Poloniex Delists 9 Crypto Tokens in the US

Rumors of an SEC crackdown are flying after Poloniex said it will delist nine crypto tokens including DCR for trading to U.S. customers. No Longer Available to U.S. Cryptocurrency Traders Poloniex has announced that it will no longer offer nine cryptocurrency tokens for trading to U.S. customers following reports of incoming regulations against unregistered security tokens. Meanwhile, opinions remain split as…

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Louis Vuitton And Dior Slip Into Blockchain With New Microsoft Platform

Louis Vuitton and Dior just some of the luxury brands going Blockchain by partnering with Microsoft and Blockchain startup ConsenSys. Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton Meets… Ethereum Announced via a press release May 16, LVMH, the owner of various high-end fashion names, confirmed it was seeking to overhaul its business using the technology. The plans involve a whole new platform dubbed AURA, built…

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Facebook Coin Could Drive a ‘Mass-Adoption’ of Crypto, Study Concludes

Stablecoins are getting more popular. So popular that they could bring about the mass adoption of Bitcoin as giant non-financial companies, such as Facebook and Samsung, get ready to participate in the crypto market. Facebook and Samsung Are Joining the Stablecoin Craze A new Binance Research report on the evolution of stablecoins, released on May 15, 2019, underscores the mounting interest…

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Litecoin Rallies to New 2019 High as LTC/BTC Pair Turns Bullish

Litecoin price analysis shows LTC has reignited the fever shared amongst its crypto compatriots and rallied to a new 2019 high above $100.  Litecoin Price Analysis: Market Overview The hefty gains could be the result of the announcement of a new partnership with hotel booking platform Travala.com and the news could be a sign that Litecoin is finding another niche for…

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Binance Relaunches With $1.2M Giveaway Following System Upgrade

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is preparing to leave its $40 million hack behind it, confirming it had relaunched most of its service May 15. Binance Goes Live (Again) Only around one week after hackers managed to circumvent security mechanisms in what CEO Changpeng Zhao said was a coordinated attack, Binance is finishing its last checks before going fully live. According to the…

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Binance Coin (BNB) is Marching Towards Its 2019 All-Time High

Binance Coin (BNB) appears to have shaken off the drama of the past two weeks and steadily approaches is 2019 all-time high. Binance Coin (BNB) Overview While Binance Coin has been one of 2019’s top performers it has been something of a laggard over the past week, especially when compared against Bitcoin’s price action. Binance recently reopened for withdrawals and deposits…

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XRP Surges as Coinbase Adds Full Support for New York Residents

Coinbase, the San Francisco based exchange, announced XRP trading is now available to Coinbase users residing in New York. XRP Trading on Coinbase in NY Coinbase launched XRP as a new tradable cryptocurrency in February 2019, but users from New York State were prohibited from this service. New York State is especially strict when it comes to approving money transmitter licenses,…

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EBay Ads Tell World It Will (Finally) Accept ‘Virtual Currency’

Cryptocurrency users were celebrating fresh rumors about a major adoption push this week after hints suggested eBay might accept Bitcoin and altcoins. eBay: ‘Virtual Currency Is Happening’ According to photographs of marketing material from the ongoing Consensus 2019 conference in New York, eBay, which has 180 million users, is actively pursuing crypto payments. One of the annual event’s major sponsors this…

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FinCEN Unveils New Bitcoin Guidelines: Here’s What You Need to Know

On Thursday (May 9, 2019), the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published new guidelines showing how anti-money laundering (AML) laws apply to Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency in general. Mandatory KYC for P2P Bitcoin Trading Platforms In a tweet published on Friday (May 10, 2019) notable cryptocurrency legal expert Jake Chervinsky provided a summary examination of the key…

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Did the $41M Bitcoin Theft Create a Buying Opportunity for Binance Coin (BNB)?

Binance Token (BNB) has taken a significant due to the Binance Bitcoin hack but is the recent pullback an opportunity for buyers? BNB Maybe a Steal as Binance Reels Since topping out at $25.49 Binance Token (BNB) has pulled back by nearly 27% and the fallout from last week’s Tether – Bitfinex scandal along with Binance’s recent $41 million bitcoin theft…

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